2020 Abominable Snow Race

March 14, 2020 Merrimac, WI US 53561 Directions

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Race Day Volunteer Jobs

Obstacle Marshal High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 14, 2020

Details

Obstacle Marshals do just that... they marshal completion of obstacles for our Elite heats (0800 for Men, 0815 for Women), and ensure the safety and quick medical response for all racers throughout the day.  Obstacle Marshals receive breaks every 2 hrs (or less dependent on weather) and are equipped with radio contact directly to Base Camp and Medical Ops.  

3 Available Shifts:  6a-1p | 11a-6p | 6a-6p
Age Requirement: 18 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Check-In & Registration High Priority

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 14, 2020

Details

Volunteers at Check In /Registration ensure racers information gets to the timer in an efficient and accurate manner.  Also, ensures that racers receive all racer swag, and instruct them on general event info that supports them before, during and after the race.  

3 Available Shifts:  6a-1p | 11a-6p | 6a-6p
Age Requirement: 15 yrs+

Work this shift and receive Abominable Volunteer Swag, Snacks, a Free Craft Beer, AND a Free Entry to the 2020 Event! *Limit one swag bag per person

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Lead Sherpa High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 14, 2020

Details

Lead Sherpas are Zone Leaders for volunteers, providing oversight in different areas of the course and base camp.  Sherpas ensure volunteers get needed breaks, have necessary snacks and hydration, oversee shift changes, ensure the safety of volunteers in their area, and communicate needs back to base camp headquarters.

3 Available Shifts:  6a-1p | 11a-6p | 6a-6p
Age Requirement: 18 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Finish Line Medals High Priority

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 14, 2020

Details

Finish line volunteers award racers with Finisher medals, support them in timing questions, and track completion of our Elite heats.

3 Available Shifts:  6a-1p | 11a-6p | 6a-6p    
Age Requirement: 15 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Bag Check High Priority

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 14, 2020

Details

Volunteers in this group help secure racer bag check during the event and ensuring racers properly tag bags before and after the race.   

3 Available Shifts:  6a-1p | 11a-6p | 6a-6p
Age Requirement: 15 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Course Build & Tear Down

Course Build High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 9, 2020

March 10, 2020

March 11, 2020

March 12, 2020

March 13, 2020

Details

Course Build Volunteers assist the Core ASR Ops Team with the build of obstacles and with base camp set-up.  Obstacle build volunteers would be handy with lumber construction and use of common tools (drills guns, tape measures, circular saws).  Base Camp volunteers would have a general knack for assembly and organization, with a focus on tent and table setup, finisher shirt and medal organization, and general support for the core ASR check-in and registration teams.

3 Available Shifts:  8a-1p | 11a-5p | 8a-5p Daily
Age Requirement: 18 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Course Tear Down High Priority

You must be 18 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 15, 2020

March 16, 2020

Details

After the race finishes, the ASR crew is only half done.  We need help to disassemble obstacles, take down tents, pack up check-in/registration supplies, and load the trucks for next year's event.  

3 Available Shifts:  8a-1p | 11a-5p | 8a-5p Daily
Age Requirement: 18 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI. Report to Smokies Lodge 15 mins before your shift.

Early Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pick Up Medium Priority

You must be 15 or older to volunteer for this task.

March 13, 2020

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Pre-Registration Packet Pickup volunteers will check in racers Friday Night, prior to the event. They will hand out bib numbers, review race reminders, and encourage racers to use digital coupon codes good for the local area during race weekend.

1 Available Shift:  1p-8p
Age Requirement: 15 yrs +

Location

Devil's Head Resort, Merrimac, WI Report to Devil's Den 15 mins before your shift